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[texts]Visual education and the school journey. [microform] - Pennsylvania. Dept. of Public Instruction
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Keywords: Visual education; School field trips
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[texts]Centre for Entomological Studies Ankara, Cesa News Nr. 6 - Muhabbet Kemal,Ahmet Omer Kocak
Cesa, a scientific consortium, independent research Centre, Museum, Library, as well as Biological Station and Research Laboratory (BSRL). Cesa News presents information about the scientific activities of the Cesa, including announcements, general news, expeditions, publications, visitors, seminars, workshops etc. at irregular intervals.
Keywords: Lepidoptera; South Africa; Transvaal; Louis Trichardt; Medike; Lajuma; interview; field trips; biodiversity; Cesa; publication; Africa
Downloads: 180
[texts]ERIC ED381364: Aquatic Critters. Lake James State Park, An Environmental Education Learning Experience, Designed for Grades 2-4. - ERIC
This activity packet, designed for elementary grades 2-4, provides educators with a series on hands-on interdisciplinary classroom and outdoor education activities that focus on aquatic life at Lake James State Park, North Carolina. The packet was designed to meet established curriculum objectives of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction's Standard Course of Study. Three types of activities are included: (1) pre-visit classroom activities provide background and vocabulary developme...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Biodiversity; Elementary Education; Environment; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Interdisciplinary Approach; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education
[texts]ERIC ED373944: Our Changing Land: Stone Mountain State Park. An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 4-6. - ERIC
Stone Mountain State Park's environmental education learning experience, Our Changing Land, introduces the student to the geology of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with emphasis on Stone Mountain, through a series of hands-on activities. The learning experience is designed for grades 4-6 and meets curriculum objectives of the standard course of study established by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Conservation (Environment); Environmental Education; Field Trips; Geology; Intermediate Grades; Learning Activities; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Vocabulary Development
[texts]ERIC ED376023: Leave It to Beaver. Merchants Millpond State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 4-6. - ERIC
This learning packet, one in a group of eight, was developed by the Merchants Millpond State Park in North Carolina to teach students in grades 4-6 about the habitat and lifestyle of the beaver. Loose-leaf pages are presented in nine sections that contain: (1) introductions to the North Carolina State Parks System, the Merchants Millpond State Park, the park's activity packet, and to the beaver; (2) a summary of the activities that includes major concepts and objectives covered; (3) pre-visit ac...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Animal Behavior; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Habitats; Intermediate Grades; Observation; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Rodents; Zoology
[texts]ERIC ED376029: Tracks the Sand. Jockey's Ridge State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 4-6. - ERIC
This learning packet, one in a group of eight, was developed by the Jockey's Ridge State Park in North Carolina for Grades 4-6 to learn about animal adaptation and behavior in the dune environment. Loose-leaf pages are presented in 10 sections that contain: (1) introductions to the North Carolina State Park System, the Jockey Ridge State Park, the park's activity packet, and the taxonomy of living organisms; (2) a summary of the activities that includes major concepts and objectives covered; (3)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Animal Behavior; Classification; Conservation (Environment); Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Intermediate Grades; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Zoology
[texts]ERIC ED360126: SKOLE: The Journal of the National Coalition of Alternative Community Schools, 1988-1992. - ERIC
This document consists of all eight issues of the journal SKOLE published between 1988 and 1992. This journal contains original articles and reprints related to alternatives or innovations in education; critiques of other forms of education; theories of schooling, learning, and teaching; accounts of individual schools; and "how-to" articles. Major articles in these eight issues include: (1) "Traveling with Students" (Sandy Hurst); (2) "Children's Theater as Education" (Chris Mercogliano); (3) "T...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Drama; Elementary Secondary Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Home Schooling; Learning Processes; Movement Education; Nontraditional Education; Theater Arts
[texts]ERIC ED380359: Learning by Doing in Real Life and Real-to-Life Situations. The Social Studies Curriculum. - ERIC
This paper is a collection of learning activities that can be used by social studies teachers from K-12 to enrich the social studies curriculum. Field trips and excursions are discussed as ways to utilize community resources and resource persons. Community service by various groups is suggested as a way of focusing on participatory citizenship. Focusing on field based studies introduces students to aspects of the total lifespace environment, so that they begin to understand better the compositio...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Citizenship Education; Community Resources; Curriculum Enrichment; Ecology; Elementary Secondary Education; Environmental Education; Field Trips; Learning Activities; Learning Strategies; Social Studies; Student Participation; Teaching Methods
[texts]ERIC ED383541: The Cliffs of Time. Cliffs of the Neuse State Park. An Environmental Education Learning Experience, Designed for Grades 6-8. - ERIC
This activity packet provides educators with a series of hands-on interdisciplinary classroom and outdoor education activities for grades 6-8 that focus on geology and prehistoric life at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park, North Carolina. The packet was designed to meet established curriculum objectives of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction's Standard Course of Study. Three types of activities are included: (1) pre-visit classroom activities provide background and vocabulary develo...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Earth Science; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Geology; Hands on Science; Interdisciplinary Approach; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education
[texts]Centre for Entomological Studies Ankara, Cesa News Nr. 1 - Muhabbet Kemal
Cesa, a scientific consortium, independent research Centre, Museum, Library, as well as Biological Station and Research Laboratory (BSRL). Cesa News presents information about the scientific activities of the Cesa, including announcements, general news, expeditions, publications, visitors, seminars, workshops etc. at irregular intervals.
Keywords: Welcome; Cesa; Projects; Diversity; Lepidoptera; World; DLW; field trips; laboratories; Turkey; Van; Bingol; Hatay; Habitat; Pollutions; Thailand; Chiang Mai; South Africa; Transvaal; Soutpansberg; Medike; Uighur Ili; Celestial Mountains
Downloads: 150
[movies]Home Movies: Can 11274: Monnier School, Detroit, Michigan, ca. 1947
Home movies shot at Monnier School, Detroit, Michigan, approximately 1947. Sequences include scenes in and around the school and parking lot, art classes, students (including several pairs of twins) in class, teachers in parking lot, teacher slipping as he descends steps and retracing his movements a second time for the camera, and a field trip via bus to the Diego Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts Museum.
Keywords: home movies; Detroit; children; schools; teachers; field trips; Diego Rivera; Detroit Institute of Arts; art; twins; art classes; students; buses; Monnier School; 1940s
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[texts]ERIC ED384522: Healthy Water, Wealthy World. Conservation Camp 1995 Workbook. A Companion Workbook to a Day in Nature's Classroom for Sixth Grade Students and Teachers in Claiborne, Grainger, Hancock, Hawkins and Union Counties. - ERIC
This student workbook is designed as a companion to a day of field studies investigating water quality and stream health for sixth grade students in several northeastern Tennessee counties. Nineteen environmental education activities cover topics including wildlife species, wildlife habitats (instream and riparian), connections between water quality and wildlife, water pollution, hydrology, land use, soil and water, wild plants and flowers, farming techniques, erosion prevention, forest ecology,...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Earth Science; Environmental Education; Field Studies; Field Trips; Grade 6; Habitats; Intermediate Grades; Land Use; Rivers; Waste Disposal; Water Pollution; Water Quality; Wildlife; Workbooks
[texts]ERIC ED370811: Secondary-Level Physical Science Teachers and Teaching in Kansas: Survey Results from the Early 1990s. - ERIC
A survey of all Kansas physical sciences (chemistry, general science, physical science, and physics) teachers (36 percent return rate) in the Spring of 1991 provided elements of a profile of physical sciences teachers and teaching. Findings are presented concerning teaching assignments, course enrollments, school demographics, teacher background and preparation, computers and their role in the science classroom, textbook adoptions, inclusion of field trips, laboratory safety, the "approach" to s...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Computer Uses in Education; Environmental Education; Field Trips; Laboratory Safety; Mathematics Instruction; Physical Sciences; Profiles; Science Curriculum; Science Instruction; Science Teachers; Secondary Education; Teacher Education; Textbooks
[texts]ERIC ED373943: Predators and Prey: Jordan Lake State Recreation Area. An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades K-3. - ERIC
This document provides hands-on environmental education activities for the classroom and the outdoor setting of Jordan Lake State Recreation Area. The activity packet, designed for grades K-3, meets curriculum objectives of the standard course of study established by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. It includes on-site activities conducted at the park and previsit and postvisit activities designed for the classroom...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Conservation (Environment); Ecology; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Learning Activities; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Primary Education; Vocabulary Development; Wildlife
[texts]ERIC ED373550: An Affordable, Off-Campus International/Intercultural Class for Undergraduate Business Majors...One School's Model. - ERIC
A Missouri Western State College program in which undergraduate business students make study trips to New York (New York) and London (England) is described. The courses, serving nontraditional students of business administration, consist of seminars arranged with and led by a company or organization in the study locale. Topics are generally related to an area of expertise of the company or organization, and the seminars are 2-6 hours long...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Business Administration Education; Cross Cultural Training; Field Trips; Higher Education; International Trade; Nontraditional Students; Program Descriptions; School Business Relationship; Study Abroad; Undergraduate Study
[texts]ERIC ED374640: Life Skills across the Curriculum: Program Description. - ERIC
The program of instruction described in this monograph is intended to help prepare high school students with educable mental retardation or perceptual/neurological impairments with basic skills necessary for employment success. The focus of instruction is on practical living skills, with group and individual instruction in such areas as taxes, banking, applications and forms, computer data entry, driver's education, want ads, job interviews, work attitudes and habits, use of tools, time clocks, ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Curriculum; Daily Living Skills; Field Trips; High School Students; High Schools; Mild Disabilities; Mild Mental Retardation; Multisensory Learning; Neurological Impairments; Perceptual Impairments; Prevocational Education; Vocational Evaluation
[texts]ERIC ED388945: Middle School Summer Program. Title 1 Final Evaluation Report. - ERIC
A study examined the effectiveness of the Title 1 Middle School Summer program that provided students at two middle schools in the Columbus, Ohio public school district with background experiences to help them connect learning to living. Mathematics and literacy lessons were developed around travel experiences to museums, zoos, baseball games, Sea World, and German Village. The program also featured a parent component...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Field Trips; Instructional Effectiveness; Intermediate Grades; Mathematics Instruction; Middle School Students; Middle Schools; Parent Participation; Reading Instruction; Summer Programs
[texts]ERIC ED389034: Critical Thinking Strategies for Nontraditional Students. - ERIC
More than 800 students at geographically isolated Southern Arkansas University, many of whom are commuters, would be considered nontraditional students. For the most part, these individuals study harder and produce work of higher quality than many students entering college directly from high school. Critical thinking skills are especially necessary for such students, and one useful assignment is the research paper in diverse mass media courses where analysis forces students to take real world me...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Critical Thinking; Field Trips; Higher Education; Instructional Effectiveness; Mass Media; Nontraditional Students; Public Speaking; Research Papers (Students); Thinking Skills; Undergraduate Students
[texts]ERIC ED377790: Reducing Risks and Liability in Study Abroad: Study Abroad Director's Manual, University of Utah. Study Abroad Director Training: Director Responsibilities, Institutional Responsibilities, Participant Responsibilities. - ERIC
This paper presents the University of Utah's policy on study abroad programs, covering program fees, course registration, compensation for program directors, and other areas. Responsibilities of the program director are reviewed, including academic counseling, personal assistance, activities, institutional liaison, budget/finances, liability and indemnification, and crisis management/emergency response...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Responsibility; Budgets; Field Trips; Health; Higher Education; Legal Responsibility; Risk; Safety; School Policy; State Universities; Study Abroad; Travel
[texts]ERIC ED378084: Central Park: A Humanities Curriculum for Children with Learning Disabilities. - ERIC
This manual reflects the highlights of an urban park study developed and tested over a 6-year period at the Churchill School, an elementary school for children with learning disabilities. This book makes possible an integrated study that develops understandings in natural science and the social studies along with reading, writing, and language skills. It can be used as a core curriculum for a time, or for supplemental activities throughout a school year...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Curriculum Development; Elementary Education; Elementary School Students; Field Trips; Humanities Instruction; Learning Activities; Learning Disabilities; Maps; Park Design; Parks
[texts]ERIC ED376062: Africa: A Social Studies and Science Curriculum. - ERIC
This packet was designed to help teachers maximize a visit to a zoo's Africa exhibit. The packet provides two levels of activities, grades 3-5, and grades 6-8, for use before, during and after the visit. Activities are designed to enhance skills taught in science, social studies, language arts, reading, art, and math. A multi-grade background activities section is designed to have students learn about Africa by locating Africa on a world map, identifying the geography of the continent, and learn...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Activity Units; Ecology; Elementary Education; Environmental Education; Field Trips; Foreign Countries; Geography; Interdisciplinary Approach; Learning Activities; Science Curriculum; Social Studies; Teaching Guides; Zoology; Zoos
[texts]ERIC ED376025: Old as the Hills. Morrow Mountain State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 5-7. - ERIC
This learning packet, one in a group of eight, was developed by the Morrow Mountain State Park in North Carolina for Grades 5-7 to teach about the identification and formation of rocks. Loose-leaf pages are presented in 10 sections that contain: (1) introductions to the North Carolina State Park System, the Morrow Mountain State Park, and to the park's activity packet; (2) a summary of the activities that includes major concepts and objectives covered; (3) pre-visit activities on sedimentary, me...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classification; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Geology; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Petrology; Teaching Guides
[texts]ERIC ED376060: Tropical Animal Tour Packet. Metro. - ERIC
This packet is designed to assist teachers in creating a tropical animals lesson plan that centers around a visit to the zoo. A teacher packet is divided into eight parts: (1) goals and objectives; (2) what to expect at the zoo; (3) student activities (preparatory activities, on-site activities, and follow-up activities); (4) background information on the tropics; (5) a 43-word glossary; (6) a list of 16 Metro Washington Park Zoo county support services; (7) a list of 15 references; and (8) a te...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Animals; Botany; Conservation (Environment); Elementary Secondary Education; Endangered Species; Environmental Education; Field Trips; Geography; Habitats; Interdisciplinary Approach; Resource Units; Zoology; Zoos
[texts]ERIC ED376061: K-2 at the Zoo. - ERIC
This packet is designed to help teachers maximize a zoo visit for children ages 5 to 7. The packet provides activities for use before, during, and after the zoo visit. Activities are provided to enhance student skills in language arts, reading, art, science, and math, and are correlated to the Oregon Essentials Learning Skills Common Curriculum Goals which can be found in an appendix to the guide. The packet is divided into seven units, each corresponding to a different exhibit area in the zoo...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Activity Units; Animal Behavior; Animals; Endangered Species; Environmental Education; Field Trips; Interdisciplinary Approach; Learning Activities; Primary Education; Teaching Guides; Zoology; Zoos
[texts]ERIC ED375926: Cognitive Development through the Study of the Environment: From Sheep to Jumper, from Popular Tradition to Modern Ways of Production. - ERIC
The paper describes how preschool children's cognitive development is affected by the study of their surroundings and environment. A group of preschool children from the Child's Center of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, were provided with opportunities to examine the transformation of wool into cloth and clothing. These included: (1) a puppet show to expose the children to the composition of jumpers and other clothing; (2) a discussion of the qualities of home-made and purchased ju...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Art Activities; Clothing; Cognitive Development; Cultural Background; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Foreign Countries; Handicrafts; Learning Activities; Music Activities; Preschool Children; Preschool Education
[texts]ERIC ED376028: Testing the Waters. Duke Power State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 4-6. - ERIC
This learning packet, one in a group of eight, was developed by the Duke Power State Park in North Carolina for Grades 4-6 to learn to identify macroinvertebrates found in Lake Norman. Loose-leaf pages are presented in nine sections that contain: (1) introductions to the North Carolina State Park System, the Duke Power State Park, the park's activity packet, and Lake Norman; (2) a summary of the activities that includes major concepts and objectives covered; (3) a pre-visit activity to demonstra...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classification; Conservation (Environment); Ecology; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Identification; Intermediate Grades; Invertebrates; Marine Biology; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Water Pollution; Water Quality; Water Resources
[texts]ERIC ED376027: Rock Around the Clock. Hanging Rock State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grade 5. - ERIC
This learning packet, one in a series of eight, was developed by the Hanging Roek State Park in North Carolina for grade 5 to teach about the geology of the park. Loose-leaf pages are presented in nine sections that contain: (1) introductions to the North Carolina State Park System, the Hanging Rock State Park, the park's activity packet, and to the geology of the park; (2) a summary of the activities that includes major concepts and objectives covered; (3) pre-visit activities to provide studen...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Geology; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Petrology
[texts]ERIC ED376030: Twin Peaks Monadnocks. Crowders Mountain State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for Grades 5-7. - ERIC
This learning packet, one in a group of eight, was developed by the Crowders Mountain State Park in North Carolina for Grades 5-7 to introduce students to the geology of the Kings Mountain range in the park. Loose-leaf pages are presented in nine sections that contain: (1) introductions to the North Carolina State Park System, the Crowders Mountain State Park, the park's activity packet, and the geological history of Crowders Mountain; (2) a summary of the activities that includes major concepts...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classification; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Geology; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Mineralogy; Minerals; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Petrology; Teaching Guides
[texts]ERIC ED376014: Maine Agricultural Foods. Project SEED. - ERIC
This paper describes an activity-based program that teaches students in grades 4-12 about the importance of Maine agriculture in their lives. Specifically, the goal is to increase student awareness of how the foods they eat are planted, harvested, and processed. The emphasis is on crops grown in Maine such as potatoes, broccoli, peas, blueberries, honey, apples, and pumpkins. Learning activities across the curriculum include developing map skills, studying the history of agriculture in Maine's e...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Agricultural Production; Agriculture; Computer Uses in Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Foods Instruction; Interdisciplinary Approach; Intermediate Grades; Learning Activities; Nutrition; Rural Education; Secondary Education
[texts]ERIC ED362467: Learning To Live in the Global Community: A Case Study. - ERIC
This document presents a curriculum plan for social studies for each grade from kindergarten through high school. Each unit is designed to utilize community resources in teaching students a global approach. Three possible approaches to using resources are suggested: (1) to introduce a unit of study, to focus students' attention on planned activities and related experiences; (2) to develop the concepts, knowledge, and skills related to the unit theme or topic during the formative stage; or (3) as...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Citizenship Education; Curriculum Development; Elementary Secondary Education; Field Trips; Geography Instruction; Global Approach; History Instruction; Learning Activities; Social Studies; United States History; World History
[movies]MIT4.370F05 - MIT OpenCourseWare
"Parrhesia" was an Athenian right to frank and open speaking, the right that, like the First Amendment, demands a "fearless speaker" who must challenge political powers with criticism and unsolicited advice. Can designer and artist respond today to such a democratic call and demand? Is it possible to do so despite the (increasing) restrictions imposed on our liberties today? Can the designer or public artist operate as a proactive "parrhesiatic" agent and contribute to the protection, developmen...
Keywords: visual art practice; critical analysis; long-range artistic development; two-dimensional; three-dimensional; time-based media; installations; performance and video; visiting artist presentations; field trips; studio practice; aesthetic analyses; modern art; art history; body; phenomenology; personal space; installation
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[movies]MIT4.301S07 - MIT OpenCourseWare
This class will introduce students to a variety of contemporary art practices and ideas. The class will begin with a brief overview of 'visual language' by looking at a variety of artworks and discussing basic concepts revolving around artistic practice. The rest of the class will focus on notions of the real/unreal as explored with various mediums and practices. The class will work in video, sculpture and in public space.
Keywords: visual art practice; critical analysis; long-range artistic development; two-dimensional; three-dimensional; time-based media; installations; performance and video; visiting artist presentations; field trips; studio practice; aesthetic analyses; modern art; art history; body; phenomenology; personal space; installation
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[movies]MIT4.301F04 - MIT OpenCourseWare
This class will introduce students to a variety of contemporary art practices and ideas. The class will begin with a brief overview of 'visual language' by looking at a variety of artworks and discussing basic concepts revolving around artistic practice. The rest of the class will focus on notions of the real/unreal as explored with various mediums and practices. The class will work in video, sculpture and in public space.
Keywords: visual art practice; critical analysis; long-range artistic development; two-dimensional; three-dimensional; time-based media; installations; performance and video; visiting artist presentations; field trips; studio practice; aesthetic analyses; modern art; art history; body; phenomenology; personal space; installation
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[movies]MIT4.301F05 - MIT OpenCourseWare
This class will introduce students to a variety of contemporary art practices and ideas. The class will begin with a brief overview of 'visual language' by looking at a variety of artworks and discussing basic concepts revolving around artistic practice. The rest of the class will focus on notions of the real/unreal as explored with various mediums and practices. The class will work in video, sculpture and in public space.
Keywords: visual art practice; critical analysis; long-range artistic development; two-dimensional; three-dimensional; time-based media; installations; performance and video; visiting artist presentations; field trips; studio practice; aesthetic analyses; modern art; art history; body; phenomenology; personal space; installation
Downloads: 454
[texts]ERIC ED383479: The Pawlet Project: Applications of Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligence Theory in a Rural Vermont Elementary School. - ERIC
This paper focuses on the use of Gardner's (1985) Multiple Intelligence Theory (MIT) in the restructuring of the curriculum at elementary schools in Pawlet, Vermont. It discusses the state of education in Vermont, the need to restructure and improve assessment at the Pawlet schools, and the adoption of MIT to further this goal. The bulk of the paper consists of a lesson plan for an integrated unit of study that culminated in an all-school field trip to a nearby farm...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Educational Assessment; Educational Improvement; Elementary Education; Elementary School Curriculum; Field Trips; Integrated Curriculum; Interpersonal Communication; Language Skills; Mathematics Education; Models; Multiple Intelligences; Music Activities; Program Descriptions; Rural Education; Science Activities; Spatial Ability; Student Evaluation; Teacher Attitudes
[texts]ERIC ED371941: Padilla Bay: The Estuary Guide. Level 2. - ERIC
Estuaries are marine systems that serve as nurseries for animals, links in the migratory pathways, and habitat for a complex community of organisms. This curriculum guide intended for use at the middle school level is designed for use with the on-site program developed by the Padilla Bay National Esturine Research Reserve (Washington). The guide is divided into three main sections: (1) pre-trip information, activities, and resources; (2) on-site program materials; and (3) post-trip ideas that in...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Animals; Class Activities; Ecology; Environmental Education; Estuaries; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Integrated Activities; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Learning Activities; Marine Biology; Middle Schools; Outdoor Activities; Plants (Botany); Simulation; Water Quality; Water Resources; Wetlands
[texts]ERIC ED374641: Life Skills across the Curriculum: Combined Teacher/Student Manual. - ERIC
This combined teacher/student instructional manual is part of a life skills curriculum which focuses on development of practical skills to improve employment success of high school students with mild mental retardation. An introductory section describes the program. The program's focus is on group and individual instruction in such areas as taxes, banking, applications, forms, computer data entry, driver's education, want ads, the use of tools, budgets, work attitudes and habits, and job intervi...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Consumer Education; Curriculum; Daily Living Skills; Field Trips; High School Students; High Schools; Instructional Materials; Lesson Plans; Mild Mental Retardation; Money Management; Multisensory Learning; Prevocational Education; Teaching Guides; Vocational Evaluation
[texts]ERIC ED388485: Just beyond the Classroom: Community Adventures for Interdisciplinary Learning. - ERIC
Outdoor education, a general term describing the use of resources outside the classroom, has long been considered a method to improve student learning. This book aims to create a bridge between current school reform efforts and the field of outdoor education. Chapter 1 introduces the idea of outdoor education and relates several recent educational innovations to principles of outdoor education and experiential learning...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Class Activities; Community Study; Democratic Values; Educational Change; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Interdisciplinary Approach; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Learning Activities; Learning Strategies; Outdoor Education; Problem Based Learning; Problem Solving; Student Centered Curriculum
[texts]ERIC ED377734: German 450: Introduction to Business Operations in Germany. Initiating the Integration Process into the International Business Environment for German Majors at the Undergraduate and Graduate Levels. - ERIC
The redesign of a course on German business, taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is described. The course, intended for both undergraduate and graduate German majors, initially described and defined German institutions and common business practices and explored differences in historical and cultural backgrounds. Course revision focused on a new component: initiating the student into the German-American business community as their future employer...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Business Administration Education; Business Communication; College Second Language Programs; Course Content; Cultural Awareness; Curriculum Design; Field Trips; Foreign Countries; German; Graduate Study; Higher Education; International Trade; Majors (Students); Socialization; Student Interests
[texts]ERIC ED376754: Stories from LIFE at Falls Church High School. Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE) Final Report. - ERIC
The report describes the development and implementation of Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE), an English-as-a-Second-Language literacy program for limited-English-speaking immigrant families of students at Falls Church High School (Virginia). Participating families attended evening classes, groups, and workshops to develop literacy skills and become empowered to participate in their children's school and activities...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Literacy; Computer Assisted Instruction; Critical Thinking; Day Care; English (Second Language); Evening Programs; Family Programs; Field Trips; High School Students; High Schools; Immigrants; Limited English Speaking; Literacy Education; Middle Schools; Parent Participation; Peer Teaching; Second Language Instruction
[texts]ERIC ED376024: Living Water. Eno River State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for the Middle Grades. - ERIC
This learning packet, one in a series of eight, was developed by the Eno River State Park in North Carolina for Grades 5-6 to teach about various aspects of water life on the Eno River. Loose-leaf pages are presented in nine sections that contain: (1) introductions to the North Carolina State Park System, the Eno River State Park, and to the park's activity packet; (2) a summary of the activities that includes major concepts and objectives covered; (3) pre-visit activities on map trivia and dich...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classification; Computation; Ecology; Entomology; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Grade 5; Grade 6; Integrated Activities; Intermediate Grades; Maps; Marine Biology; Natural Resources; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; pH; Rivers; Teaching Guides; Water Pollution; Water Quality; Water Resources
[texts]ERIC ED376026: Plants that Bite Back. Carolina Beach State Park: An Environmental Education Learning Experience Designed for the Middle Grades. - ERIC
This learning packet, one in a series of eight, was developed by the Carolina Beach State Park in North Carolina for the middle grades to teach about carnivorous plants. Loose-leaf pages are presented in 10 sections that contain: (1) introductions to the North Carolina State Park System, the Carolina Beach State Park, the park's activity packet, and how plants eat; (2) a summary of the activities that includes major concepts and objectives covered; (3) four pre-visit activities on carnivorous pl...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Botany; Conservation (Environment); Endangered Species; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Natural Resources; Outdoor Activities; Outdoor Education; Plant Growth; Plants (Botany); Teaching Guides
[texts]ERIC ED376063: Threatened and Endangered Species: Tour Packet. - ERIC
This resource unit contains a teacher information packet and a middle school student activity packet to be used in creating a threatened and endangered species unit. The packet of student activities is designed to help maximize a field trip to the zoo and build on students' zoo experience in the classroom. The teacher information packet covers the topics of general and behavioral goals for the unit; extinction; vegetation zones or biomes (contains a world map); selected endangered and threatened...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Activity Units; Animals; Conservation (Environment); Ecology; Endangered Species; Environmental Education; Field Trips; Habitats; Interdisciplinary Approach; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Learning Activities; Middle Schools; Resource Units; Teaching Guides; Zoos
[texts]ERIC ED379469: Community Study Visits Programme. Report on Activities 1992. Analysis and Evaluation. 2nd Edition. CEDEFOP Panorama. - ERIC
In 1992, the 7-year-old Community Study Visits program was given a new organizational structure to coordinate its aims with those of three European Community programs: PETRA, FORCE, and EUROTECNET. A cooperative network of representatives of the Member States, the National Liaison Officers, was set up. The success of visits depended on the National Liaison Officers who selected participants from their countries and organized visits of study groups...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Field Trips; Foreign Countries; International Cooperation; International Programs; International Relations; Job Training; Postsecondary Education; Professional Development; Program Development; Program Effectiveness; Program Evaluation; Secondary Education; Success; Technological Advancement; Vocational Education
[texts]ERIC ED360186: The Revolution of Enlightenment: A Historical Case Study of Significant Educational Change through Teacher Education. - ERIC
The object teaching revolution challenged the 19th century American education practices of learning by rote memorization and relying on the textbook and teacher for knowledge. The American version of object teaching evolved from Pestalozzi's educational philosophy of "Arschauung," which refers to learning from direct concrete observation. Early efforts to introduce object teaching in America failed because proponents of this system did not utilize teacher education...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Case Studies; Demonstrations (Educational); Educational Change; Educational Philosophy; Elementary Secondary Education; Field Trips; Higher Education; Science Activities; Science Curriculum; Science Education History; Teacher Education; Teacher Educator Education; Teaching Methods; Textbooks; Theory Practice Relationship
[texts]ERIC ED360781: Quality of Subjective Experience in a Summer Science Program for Academically Talented Adolescents. - ERIC
This study utilized the flow theory of intrinsic motivation to evaluate the subjective experience of 78 academically talented high school sophomores participating in an 8-day summer research apprenticeship program in materials and nuclear science. The program involved morning lectures on such topics as physics of electromagnetic radiation, energy transformations, superconductivity, and environmental analysis as well as laboratory experiments and tours of research laboratories...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academically Gifted; Apprenticeships; Enrichment Activities; Field Trips; Grade 10; High School Students; High Schools; Laboratory Experiments; Physics; Racial Differences; Science Education; Sex Differences; Student Attitudes; Student Motivation; Student Research; Summer Programs; Theories
[texts]ERIC ED361198: The Estuary Guide. Level 3: High School. Draft. - ERIC
Estuaries are marine systems that serve as nurseries for animals, links in the migratory pathways, and habitat for a complex community of organisms. This curriculum guide intended for use at the high school level seeks to teach what estuaries are; provide opportunities to practice decision-making that affects estuaries; and encourage students to examine their behaviors that affect their estuary. Equally divided into three sections, the first section presents five chapters concerning the geology,...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Content Area Writing; Decision Making; Ecology; Environmental Education; Estuaries; Field Trips; High Schools; Learning Activities; Marine Biology; Marine Education; Oceanography; Resource Materials; Secondary School Science; Teaching Guides; Water Quality; Water Resources; Writing Across the Curriculum
[audio]Friend Ships Radio Week51_04-15-08 - Friend Ships Radio
Friend Ships presents, James Bertrand Founder and Director of Just for Jesus. Addresses the Calcasieu School Board concerning equal access for student field trips and also some interviews of volunteers of the Totes of Hope program.
Keywords: Friend Ships; Don & Sondra Tipton; James Bertrand; Just for Jesus; JUST FOR JESUS; Calcasieu School Board; equal access for students; field trips; Civic Center of Lake Charles; Volunteers; TOTES of HOPE program; Totes for Hope; local volunteers; Church volunteers; Opportunities to serve in Lake Charles; LA; CALCASIEU; volunteer today
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[texts]ERIC ED388453: Improving the Preschooler's Science Knowledge and Skills through Hands-on Activities. - ERIC
A practicum project designed a preschool science curriculum and requisite environment to improve students' enjoyment and interest in science. Based on teacher- and parent-questionnaire results, it was determined that student science attitudes were not positive; that students seldom had opportunities to explore, discover, and solve problems; and that the students' curiosity was inhibited by preconceived ideas about insects and rodents...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attitude Change; Change Strategies; Curriculum Development; Discovery Learning; Discovery Processes; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Hands on Science; Inner City; Learning Centers (Classroom); Outdoor Education; Parent Participation; Preschool Children; Preschool Education; Science Activities; Science Curriculum; Science Fairs; Science Instruction; Science Interests; Scientific Concepts; Student Attitudes
[texts]ERIC ED371611: Project Reach Final Evaluation Report, 1992-93. OREA Report. - ERIC
Project Reach was a federally-funded program in its fifth and final year of operation at one Bronx (New York) high school in 1992-93. It served 926 Spanish-speaking students of limited English proficiency in grades 9-12, an increase of 184 students over the previous year, reflecting an influx of immigrants from the Dominican Republic. Participating students received instruction in English as a Second Language (ESL), native language arts (NLA), mathematics, science, and social studies...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Attendance Patterns; Bilingual Education Programs; English (Second Language); Federal Aid; Federal Programs; Field Trips; High Schools; Immigrants; Inservice Teacher Education; Limited English Speaking; Mathematics Instruction; Native Language Instruction; Parent Participation; Program Effectiveness; Program Evaluation; Remedial Instruction; Science Instruction; Second Language Instruction; Social Studies; Spanish Speaking; Staff Development
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